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Former Google Ventures General Partner Wesley Chan Joins Felicis Ventures As Managing Director

One of the earliest members of both Google and Google Ventures has found a new home. Today Wesley Chan is announcing that he has joined fellow Google alum Aydin Senkut at Felicis Ventures, where he will serve as managing director of the early-stage investment firm.<p>Over a dozen years, Chan has …

Suffering from iPhone Separation? Research Shows Your Suffering Is Real

Fortunately I'm not addicted to an iPhone—but only because I don't have one. I do, however, tend to go through withdrawal if I don't have my iPad with me. It turns out, these gadgets have become so much an extension of ourselves that scientists have found that we suffer cognitive and physiological …

Bill Gates: The Rolling Stone Interview

At 58, Bill Gates is not only the richest man in the world, with a fortune that now exceeds $76 billion, but he may also be the most optimistic. In …

Thank neoliberalism for our enslavement to capitalism

<b>Milton Friedman (Associated Press)</b><p>The corporations now ruling the world owe their dominance to the application of economist Milton Friedman’s ideas<p>Murray Dobbin<p>July 19, 2013 2:45pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on The Tyee.<p>Our current incarnation of capitalism -- variously referred to as …

Steve Jobs didn’t build that

<b>Steve Jobs (AP/Paul Sakuma)</b><p>Our patent law doesn’t promote innovation, it stifles it by buying into the myth of the “hero inventor.” Here’s why<p>Sean McElwee<p>July 19, 2013 3:34pm (UTC)<p>As Republican obstruction kills immigration reform, the next problem Congress and the president will try and fail to …